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Easy as PIE (Postinflammatory Erythema).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24062874     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: No term exists to date describing the phenomenon of pink-to-red discoloration after an inflammatory acne lesion.
OBJECTIVES: To introduce new terminology into the dermatology literature to describe erythema often seen after inflammatory acne vulgaris and to present a treatment option for this type of erythema.
METHODS: New terminology describing erythema after inflammatory acne is addressed, and a treatment option for postinflammatory erythema is presented.
RESULTS: Postinflammatory erythema is a new, accurate descriptor of erythema that occurs after inflammatory acne. Additionally, pulsed dye laser treatment improved postinflammatory erythema in the authors' patients.
LIMITATIONS: This paper only presents anecdotal cases.
CONCLUSION: The addition of postinflammatory erythema to the dermatology literature may facilitate accurate communication among providers and direct laser treatment for postinflammatory erythema.
Authors:
Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae-Harboe; Emmy M Graber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1941-2789     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-24     Completed Date:  2013-09-24     Revised Date:  2014-07-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101518173     Medline TA:  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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